Category Archives: Babies

What is Postpartum Thyroiditis?

Guest Blogger and YogaBubs mum, Martine Watker tells us about her experience of having Postpartum Thyroiditis and what symptoms others should be aware of. Until recently I didn’t really know what the thyroid was let alone its role and how vital it is as a hormone producer and regulator. I had been clueless and to

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Midwife of the Year 2017!

Last month on May 5th, it was International Day of the Midwife 2017.  Since then the new mums of Norwich and Norfolk have been voting for this year’s ‘Norwich & Norfolk Midwife of the Year Award’, sponsored by The Orange Grove Clinic and YogaBumps.  Today the Orange Grove Clinic’s director Jackie Heffer-Cooke took a luxurious

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A Natural Childbirth Choice

Our very own Hypnobirthing practitioner, Dr Del Tubby shares her Hypnobirthing story; from her natural birth choice, the journey with her birth partner and the all important decision to teach others the techniques she has learnt.  When people think of hypnobirthing I think they imagine it is giving birth in some kind of weird trance like state where

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Nutrition During Pregnancy

Good nutrition before and during pregnancy are vital to support your own health, as well as the health of your growing baby.  Are you getting all the nutrients, vitamins and minerals you and your baby need for a healthy pregnancy, delivery and beyond?  Our Nutritional Therapist Catherine Jeans can show you how to make simple

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Our Unsung Midwife Heroes

Over the past month, and in line with International Day of The Midwife on 5th May, you might be aware that we have been running a rather special award, The Midwife of the Year 2017, to celebrate how amazing our local midwives are. Orange Grove Clinic, Marketing Manager, Sarah Maginn talks about our unsung midwife

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How accurate are baby growth scans?

Birthing expert Jackie Heffer-Cooke asked mums who had to have an extra growth scan during pregnancy, if the scan results proved to be accurate when baby was born, here are the results. The ‘Baby too big, Baby too small’ growth scan survey results As you can imagine I see a lot of pregnant women. Around

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The New YogaBumps’ Pregnancy Bundle!

As the region’s most experienced birthing expert, Jackie Heffer-Cooke has A LOT of knowledge (and personal experience) in not just birthing but pregnancy and babies too. So we’ve been trying to decide how best to help as many pregnant mummies and mums-to-be out there as possible by making our Pregnancy Yoga classes even more special.   We

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Pregnancy Supplements

Our baby centre stocks a range of pregnancy supplements and products, chosen by our team of professionals to help support the needs of your growing family.  These are products which have been tried and tested, and personally recommended by our team of experts. So if you’re confused about how much vitamin D to take, whether

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